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In the early 1960s, the doctor in charge of testing NASA's astronauts decided to find out if female pilots were capable of passing the grueling qualification tests required of male pilots. Feasible? Yes. Allowed? No. All testing of women's potential for the Mercury program was done outside NASA's purview and without their permission. The reasons why will stun readers.
The disappointment and heartache of these heroes is skillfully communicated with J.D. Jackson's authentic and culturally-sensitive narration.
Stone provides a thoughtful, readable history of Barbie, from her introduction in 1959 up to the present.